SENIOR EDITORIAL ADVISOR
The WORLD Channel
"ICE WARRIORS: USA Sled Hockey" A PBS documentary special on Team USA's sled hockey players heading for the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Airdate: February 24, 2014
The CPB/PBS Producers Workshop at WGBH (2001-2013)
"MEDAL QUEST: American Athletes and the Paralympic Games." On PBS.org/wgbh/medal-quest and on Facebook and Twitter, starting February 27, 2012 and extending through the London Games in August-September 2012.
"The Longoria Affair" (Independent Lens, 2010) - directed by John Valadez (Workshop '03)
"Young & Restless in China" (PBS Frontline, 2008) - Awards: US International Film & Video Festival’s Gold Camera Award, Chicago International Film Festival Hugo Award’s Silver Plaque, others
"Discovering Women" (PBS, 1995) - Awards: CINE Golden Eagle, Christopher Award, American Women in Radio and Television Commendation Award, Exceptional Merit Media Award (EMMA), others
"Americas" (PBS, 1993). Awards: New York Festivals' Silver Medal, Chicago Film Festival's Silver Hugo, National Educational Film & Video Festival's Silver Apple, others
"Fire Wars" (PBS Nova, 2002). Awards: CINE Golden Eagle, Columbus International Film & Video Festival's Chris Statuette.
"Eyes on the Prize" (PBS, 1989). Series Senior Producer and Producer of "Awakenings (1954-1956)" and "Fighting Back (1956-1962)" . Awards: two Emmys (national), DuPont-Columbia Journalism's Gold Baton Award and Trustees Award, Christopher Award, Peabody Award, Edward R. Murrow Award, others. Nominated for an Oscar.
" Vietnam: A Television History" (PBS, 1983). Producer of "Roots of a War" and "The First Vietnam War." Awards: six Emmys (national), George Polk Award, George Foster Peabody Award, San Francisco International Film Festival, International Film Festival of Nyon, Eric Barnouw Award of the Organization of American Historians, Dupont-Columbia Journalism Award, others.
Jay Fialkov, who taught our "Legal Issues for Producers" session every year, was just recognized by the Berklee College of Music with its 5th Annual Distinguished Faculty Award. In the award presentation, Jay was praised for his “unparalleled ability to engage students” and his “passion, wit, and practitioner’s perspective that has inspired countless graduates to develop careers in the music industry.” Well, we all knew that from his wonderful sessions at Workshops!
LEARNERS, the Workshoppers' short videos for American Graduate, are now available at any of these URLs:
http://producersworkshop.pbs.org/page/learners (a tab on this site)
http://video.pbs.org/program/learners/ (the COVE player directly)
Oh sure, the Olympics start in 5 days, but the PARALYMPICS start in 36 days. MEDAL QUEST continues to follow these amazing and inspirational athletes in their final weeks of preparations -- please share our videos and stories with your friends and fans! http://www.pbs.org/medalquest
My new project, "MEDAL QUEST: American Athletes and the Paralympic Games," is live at pbs.org/wgbh/medal-quest,and on Facebook and Twitter.
This is the very first day so there are still a few glitches, but early visitors are great! Please come share the stories of these amazing athletes as they prepare for the London Games, "like us" on FB, link and re-post, comment and enjoy. We'll have new videos and posts every day or so, so come back often and join the…Continue